To Top
Trattorias

Trattoria 13 Gobbi

A great classic of the old Florence

A short distance from Piazza Ognissanti and the Westin Excelsior, in a narrow street with very high walls that makes you feel immersed in the atmosphere of the Florence of fifty years ago, there’s a trattoria beloved by both Florentines and foreigners, whose name, if you spend some time in the city, someone will not fail to recommend: the Trattoria 13 Gobbi.

Trattoria 13 Gobbi - Firenze

Its interiors exude Tuscany from every corner. You will immediately recognize the familiar beamed ceiling, to which sausages of every kind and braids of garlic are hung to remember the ancient culinary traditions of the area. At the back, instead, the enormous shape of an old wooden press stands out, while, on the shelves all around, old coffee pots are flanked by plates and old advertisings, hand-painted ceramic objects, old rolling pins and panels made from old cases of wine.

Trattoria 13 Gobbi - Firenze

The menu of the restaurant resembles that of other typical trattorias scattered throughout the city, but with some pretty original traits. In addition to the typical and excellent hors d’oeuvres of cheeses and salami, the historic specialties of the restaurant are worthy of mention: Castiglione tuna with zolfini beans, pecorino and pear salad and cheeses with country mustard.

Trattoria 13 Gobbi - Firenze

Among the first courses, the classic ribollita with farm oil, tasty and fragrant, the pennette alla Chiantigiana and the dish for which this restaurant is most famous: the rigatoni in the tureen. A dish of pasta so succulent that seeing it get to the table, in that almost too large container with its delicious  sauce, will make you feel an appetite that you haven’t felt in a long time.

Trattoria 13 Gobbi - Firenze

The section dedicated to second courses is as rich as expected from a trattoria of this level. The Florentine steak is excellent and, more generally, all the products that you can find on the steaming grill are just as good. Do not underestimate the fish dishes, especially if they are listed among the specials of the day, and even side dishes and desserts that are all very simple but still great.

Trattoria 13 Gobbi - Firenze

When you leave the Trattoria 13 Gobbi, if you ate as much as we hope, you may be forced to loosen the belt of your pants: your stomach will need space. But if you’re not the type to binge, do not worry: just eat as much as you can, then return quickly as soon as possible.

We can't. That's why every week we share the best experiences florence has to offer.

You may be also interested in...

WP Store

Via della Vigna Nuova, 75/R 50123 Firenze

An excellent concept store that has made research its signature style. Years and years of experience and travel around the world to find brands with a long history and tradition, rich in quality but also characterized by the ability to innovate. This, is WP Store. It all began when in 1982 Giuseppe, Cristina and Andrea [...]

PN\P – A Piedi Nudi nel Parco

Via del Proconsolo, 1/n 50122 Firenze

- PN\P as "Barefoot in the park", the title of a famous sentimental comedy of '67 with Robert Redford and Jane Fonda but above all an image that evokes extreme freedom. The same urgency of freedom of expression that exudes the selection of womenswear garments and accessories by international designers present in the store. The [...]

Vivoli

Via Isola delle Stinche, 7R 50122 Firenze

In via Isole delle Stinche, a stone's throw from the Bargello Museum, every day the Vivoli ice-cream shop welcomes its many guests. Florentines and tourists come in droves to crowd in front of the counter where are exposed, with all their colors, ice cream, cakes and pastries, semifreddi... Is there a specific reason that justifies so much [...]

Locanda Carmelina

Via Cadore 2, 20135 Milano

Milan is a sleepless, tireless, fast city. Its frenzied nature is key to understanding tastes, trends and novelties: in fashion, art and catering. The underlying theme of the most successful new food openings in recent months seems to be Neapolitanity. Locanda Carmelina arrives in via Cadore, a modern Neapolitan trattoria where you can taste the [...]

Bitter Bar – Cocktail Experience

Via di Mezzo, 28R 50122 Firenze

If you want to venture into the most authentic and eventful Florence this evening, but especially if you are looking for old-fashioned atmospheres and you want  just the right sparkle, there's only one address to turn on your night, Via di Mezzo 28/R, and the fuse that will trigger it is only one: Bitter Bar - Cocktail [...]

Bombarded daily by information of all kinds, transmitted by an ever-increasing number of communication tools, we sometimes look for a simplification, a reliable source, a guide. Flawless Milano was born from this need, and tells the best experiences to have in Milan with style, precision and personality.

Copyright © 2021 Flawless Living s.r.l. - Via Copernico 8 - 20125 Milano - PI 08675550969